Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Smoke rises from clashes in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on Tuesday. — Reuters

Iraqi forces set sight on Old City riverside

MOSUL — Iraqi forces on Tuesday pushed towards the riverside of Mosul's Old City, their key target in the eight-month campaign to capture Daesh...
Egyptian warplanes hit arms convoy from Libya: Army

Egyptian warplanes hit arms convoy from Libya: Army

CAIRO — Egyptian warplanes struck a convoy of 12 vehicles about to be driven across the border from Libya carrying weapons and ammunition, the...


India said about 100 pilgrims could not cross the border to visit Mount Kailash in Tibet. — Courtesy photo

China protests alleged Indian border incursion

BEIJING — China has made a formal protest after accusing Indian border guards of crossing from Sikkim state into its Tibetan territory, China's Foreign...